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How to innovate on a smaller budget

Women of Washington radio show hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm talk to Karen Dahut, executive vice president and leader of the Strategic Innovation Group at Booz Allen Hamilton, about what companies need to do to embrace innovation, especially in the public sector.

Tags: Karen Dahut , Booz Allen Hamilton , Women of Washington , Aileen Black , Gigi Schumm , innovation , budget ,

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 10:52am EDT

Insight from the Navy's PEO EIS

What are the strategic priorities for the Navy's PEO for Enterprise Information Systems? How is the Navy balancing cost with systems capability? What is the Navy's PEO EIS doing to realize greater operational effectiveness? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with Victor Gavin, Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems within the U.S. Department of the Navy.

Tags: IBM Center for the Business of Government , Michael Keegan , Business of Government Hour , Victor Gavin ,

Friday - 09/26/2014, 04:04pm EDT

Nayantara Hensel, Former Chief Economist, Navy

President Richard Nixon once joked with Israeli prime minister Golda Meir. He said he'd give her three U.S. generals in exchange for the legendary Moshe Dyan. Meir answered, sure, I'll take General Motors, General Electric and General Dynamics. Today's Defense Industrial Base is operating in a changing and uncertain economy. In the last few years, it's been hit by Defense spending cutbacks. Nayantara Hensel, former chief economist for the Navy, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to describes what this means to the Defense Industrial Base and to the Defense enterprise.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , DoD , economics , defense industrial base , Nayantara Hensel

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 04:43pm EDT
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Rear Adm. Bill Galinis, Navy Regional Maintenance Centers

Navy ship crews encounter a reoccurring problem with something as routine as maintenance requests. It takes 89 administrative steps to turn a request into actual work. Ordinary tasks like laying a non-skid surface on a weather deck get bogged down in paperwork. Now, there is a plan to fix that. Rear Adm. Bill Galinis, Commander of the Navy Regional Maintenance Centers, spoke with Tom Temin on the Federal Drive about the Navy's plans to improve the process.

Tags: Tom Temin , Bill Galinis , Federal Drive

Friday - 10/03/2014, 10:03am EDT
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PSC hires Navy acquisition exec to lead defense, intel committee

Jerry Punderson, the outgoing director of contracts for the Naval Sea Systems Command, will join PSC as its new senior vice president of defense and intelligence.

Tags: Jason Miller , acquisition , industry , people , DoD , Jerry Punderson , Stan Soloway

Monday - 10/06/2014, 08:58am EDT

Navy looks to more interactive training for sailors to combat sexual assaults

A heightened focus of the training will be on bystander intervention, which Navy leaders believe is a major component to stemming the tide of sexual assaults that have flummoxed military officials for years.

Tags: DoD , sexual assault , workforce

Saturday - 09/20/2014, 03:30pm EDT

On DoD: Vice Adm. Bill Moran, Chief of Naval Personnel

On this week's show, a deep dive into military personnel management within the Navy. Our guest for the full hour is Vice Adm. Bill Moran, the Chief of Naval Personnel.

Tags: Bill Moran , DoD , On DoD , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 05:37pm EDT
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On DoD: Navy strategic sourcing; acquisition workforce morale

On this week's edition of On DoD, we discuss strategic sourcing in the Navy, plus the current state of the financial management workforce in DoD.

Tags: Jamie Halke , On DoD , Jared Serbu , Marine Corps , Tracy Greene , Grant Thornton

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 12:57pm EDT
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Jared Serbu, DoD Reporter, Federal News Radio

Within the next few weeks, the Navy said it will finally finish its transition to a new operating structure for its IT network. As Federal News Radio's Jared Serbu reports, all of the Navy's 300,000 users will be operating under a contract structure known as NGEN by the end of this month.

Tags: Jared Serbu , DoD ,

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 09:46am EDT
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Navy on schedule for full transition to NGEN contract at end of this month

After years of acquisition planning, bid protests and then eventually a rolling process of migrating users from one contract to another, the Navy says all of its users will have moved to its new NGEN contract by the end of this month.

Tags: DoD , technology , NGEN , NMCI , mobility , Michael Abreau , Denby Starling , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 01:19pm EDT
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